The Wizards will look to maintain the momentum created by this year’s unit — which, as one might imagine, earns solid grades across the board in this end-of-year report card.
Thus far in the postseason, the Wizards are 1-3 at home and 5-1 on the road. They face the Pacers at Verizon Center for Game 6 on Thursday night.
The Wizards have a veteran group with plenty of playoff experience, including a great deal of it in their starting lineup.
Bradley Beal is so mature and composed on the court, some of the guard’s teammates didn’t even realize how precocious the Wizards’ second-year player actually is.
The Wizards come steamrolling into the Eastern Conference semifinals off an impressive five-game knockout of Chicago.
With the scene shifting back to Chicago, the Wizards are expecting the Bulls to throw everything at them to try to force a Game 6 back in D.C.
Nene has played a major role in Washington taking a 2-0 lead over the favored Bulls. Through the first two games of the postseason, he's averaging 20.5 points and 7.5 rebounds.
Wizards point guard John Wall, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft, will make his playoff debut Sunday against the Bulls.
In the fluid playoff picture, the Wizards could finish anywhere from fourth to eighth place. Their first-round draw could determine how far the Wizards can go.
By definition of being a .500 team 48 games into the season, consistency has been an issue for the Wizards. Recently, however, Washington has begun to find an identity